An interval of nearly half a century elapsed between the death of Lucilius and the appearance of the poem of Lucretius.
Naturales Quaestiones in seven Books, addressed to Lucilius.
Horace finds a closer parallel to the satire of Lucilius in the old Athenian comedy.
I have here some of his letters, which his friend Lucilius has shown me.
The fragments of Ennius and of Lucilius afford ample evidence by which we may judge what kind of men they were.
He has more of the stamp of Lucilius than of his immediate successor Ennius.
These ideas were developed by Lucilius Junior in a poem consisting of 644 hexameters entitled Aetna.
Now, let us hear what Lucilius has to say, if it is agreeable to him.
Among the poets of the Republic, Naevius and Lucilius were animated by political as well as national feeling.
Who is so foolish an admirer of Lucilius, that he would not own this?